Definitions for "Peptic"
Relating to digestion; promoting digestion; digestive; as, peptic sauces.
Able to digest.
Pertaining to pepsin; resembling pepsin in its power of digesting or dissolving albuminous matter; containing or yielding pepsin, or a body of like properties; as, the peptic glands.
A term indicting a relationship to the stomach.
related to the stomach and the upper part of the small intestine (duodenum).
Having to do with the stomach.
Peptic is an adjective that refers to any part of the body that normally has an acidic lumen. 'Peptic' is medical and veterinary terminology, most often used in the context of humans.